Prehistoric porn created in China 3,000 years ago

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Called the Kangjiashimenji Petroglyphs, these images of an ancient fertility ritual were discovered roughly 25 years ago by Chinese archeologist Wang Binghua in the western Xinjiang Province.

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Jeannine Davis-Kimball/Center for the Study of Eurasian Nomads

Prehistoric porn created in China 3,000 years ago

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    In the top register, ten very large images are portrayed. Nine females, each about two meters high, dance in a circle. A tenth personage on the left is partially reclining as if it were about to fall into a trance.

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    Jeannine Davis-Kimball/Center for the Study of Eurasian Nomads

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    Sixteen images, ten females and six males are about to begin copulation. The most unusual figure in this scene is the one to the far left that most probably represents a shaman wearing a monkey-like mask.

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    Jeannine Davis-Kimball/Center for the Study of Eurasian Nomads

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    The third group composed of nine figures, three females and six males, all are symbolically about to engage in sexual intercourse.

    Credit:

    Jeannine Davis-Kimball/Center for the Study of Eurasian Nomads

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    Fourteen full figures, seven that are ithyphallic, appear in this scene. The fourth from left is bisexual being ithyphallic but stylized as a female.

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    Jeannine Davis-Kimball/Center for the Study of Eurasian Nomads

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    A plethora of heads is inter-spaced between two females, a male, and a bisexual figure. A torso with a female head, a pair of near-equal sized dogs, and a small dog are just below, while lower yet in the scene a couple is about to copulate.

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    Jeannine Davis-Kimball/Center for the Study of Eurasian Nomads

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    This lower right register scene has eleven images, some of which are partially incomplete. Of these, only two are mildly ithyphallic. Two dogs rendered as in scene are below the human figures.

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    Jeannine Davis-Kimball/Center for the Study of Eurasian Nomads

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    To the far right, are several floating heads and three torsos; one has a single head, one is double headed, and the third is a triple headed image. Also included are a half-dozen floating heads.

    Credit:

    Jeannine Davis-Kimball/Center for the Study of Eurasian Nomads